Busy-Lizzie


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Hey! It's christmas soon...wot are you getting me?

Posted: 01/12/2015 at 16:31

That looks ouch!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/12/2015 at 16:28

Happy birthday Hosta. Hope you've been having a good day.

I've been in the garden. Have planted the last of tulips and a few violas and weeded the long border. Have pulled up summer bedding around the sundial, weeded and planted deep pink pansies.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/12/2015 at 12:51

Been to see a friend, to look at each other's holiday photos. She went to South America.

Pam I don't get warnings on this site. I have McAfee.

Dove's already done pinch, punch and white rabbits. Thought you couldn't do it again.

Shall go out and minister to the garden this afternoon.

Rudbeckia-the plants that gives pleasure for 4 months plus some.

Posted: 01/12/2015 at 08:17

Rudbeckia are not all half hardy perennials. It depends on the variety. Some, like R. fulgida "Goldsturm" are hardy perennials that you leave in the border and they last for years. Others are annuals (they will die in winter anyway), others behave more like biennials, some that you grow from seed are short lived perennials that may live 2 or 3 years. Some are more tender than others.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/12/2015 at 08:05

Morning all.

You're the same height as me then KEF, why did I imagine you taller?

Looks grey outside, but it's not raining.

I think the year has gone quickly Fairygirl, but I think the older you get the quicker time passes. Days at school went by sooo slowly.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 22:05

I like the look of Edd's recipe.

I'm 5'3". At last I've done something Christmassy, have helped OH with the booklets for the Carol Service in the Abbey and have written my Christmas letter to go in my Christmas cards.

Hey! It's christmas soon...wot are you getting me?

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 14:05

Verdun, I hoped you've saved up for our pressies! Especially as it's that time of year of goodwill, generosity and being nice!

Your eight 'Desert Island Discs' plants

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 12:50


 

Roses, Clematis, Sweet Peas, Dahlias, Petunias, Geraniums, Penstemon, perennial Salvias - especially the one in the photo that I've forgotten the name of, it's been coming up every year, covered in bees, last for ages. If we can only have 1 of each sort I'll have to think again. Shame I couldn't get Sweet Williams and Delphiniums in and Runner Beans and Tomatoes.

Book - Gone With the Wind, because it's so long it keeps me going for ages.

 

Hey! It's christmas soon...wot are you getting me?

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 12:33

A weekend in Dordogne - if you are a very good boy!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/11/2015 at 11:48

Verdun, did your above post belong to this thread? http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/talkback/anybody-feeling-chatty/864930-2.html

No one mentioned it here recently. But yes, this thread is successful.

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